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Re: [Xen-users] Windows 2000 server VM on Xen open source CPU hog?

To: James Harper <james.harper@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: [Xen-users] Windows 2000 server VM on Xen open source CPU hog?
From: "Fajar A. Nugraha" <fajar@xxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 27 Aug 2009 16:27:28 +0700
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On Thu, Aug 27, 2009 at 10:21 AM, Jan Bakuwel<jan.bakuwel@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> GPLPV (which doesn't work on W2K) has an option to patch windows kernels
>> < W2K3SP2 to improve performance. Backporting just that part might not
>> be a huge deal, although the problem that fixes wouldn't cause 2 cpu's
>> to be pegged at 100%...
> I had a look at GPLPV but quickly realised Windows 2000 wasn't supported...

James, if I remember correctly, you mentioned something about newer
Xen version or Intel CPUs emulating the TPR register.
Would upgrading to (say) Xen 3.4 help reduce CPU load on vanilla
Win2000 under Xen?


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